Oklahoma Conservation News

Sign up for the Selman Bat Watch Starting May 27

May 19, 2014

Hundreds of thousands of Mexican free-tailed bats will soon be emerging from the Selman Bat Cave to feed on insects. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation is offering your family a chance to watch! The migratory Mexican free-tailed bats use the Selman Bat Cave as a maternity roost – one of four known Oklahoma nursery…

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Tribes in 15 States Receive $4.6 Million From Service for Conservation Work

May 13, 2014

Osage Nation in Oklahoma to receive $185,511 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Tribal Wildlife Grants Program to help protect American Burying Beetle May 13, 2014 – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced Tribal Wildlife Grants Program awards to federally recognized tribes in 15 states to fund a wide range of fish…

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Endangered Legacy: Climate Change Threatens Next Generation of Wildlife

May 12, 2014

May 12, 2014 – According to a new National Wildlife Federation report, future generations of America’s wildlife and our outdoor heritage are already being hurt by climate change, with urgent action needed at all levels to avoid catastrophic changes. Released in the wake of the National Climate Assessment showing climate change is already impacting America,…

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National Climate Assessment Reveals Changes Outpacing Wildlife’s Ability to Adapt

May 6, 2014

May 6, 2014 – The U.S. Global Change Research Program released its Third National Climate Assessment today that confirms that climate change is already affecting every region of the country. According to the report, landscapes and seascapes are changing rapidly, and many species may disappear from regions where they have been prevalent or become extinct,…

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Collin O’Mara Appointed President and CEO of National Wildlife Federation

May 2, 2014

May 1, 2014 – National Wildlife Federation, America’s oldest and largest wildlife conservation and education organization, announced last night at the annual NWF Conservation Achievement Awards gala that its Board of Directors has appointed Delaware Secretary of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Collin O’Mara to serve as the next President and Chief Executive Officer effective…

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